Tag: Mark Sanford

Katie Arrington running for GOP primary in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District

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Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) waits for his introduction during a town hall meeting March 18, 2017 in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Protestors have been showing up in large numbers to congressional town hall meetings across the nation. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Never Trump Rep. Mark Sanford Flailing Heading into Primary with Pro-Trump Challenger

Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) is limping into his primary on June 12 against State Rep. Katie Arrington, as Sanford’s repeated public rebukes of President Donald Trump on behalf of the Never Trump movement take center stage in this battle for the ages on the campaign trail in the first in the South presidential primary state.

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Rep. Sanford: Charleston Shooting ‘an Outlier’

In an appearance on CNN’s “New Day” on Thursday, Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC), the congressman who represents Charleston, SC, reacted to last night’s mass shooting at the Charleston’s historic Emanuel AME Church that resulted in nine dead. Sanford said it was uncharacteristic

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Exclusive: Trump To Address South Carolina Tea Party Convention

Real estate magnate and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will test the waters in the nation’s first-in-the-south primary state, South Carolina, this month. He will deliver a keynote address to the South Carolina Tea Party convention in Myrtle Beach. Joe Dugan, the head of the Myrtle Beach Tea Party and organizer of the annual conference, praised Trump—a solid opponent of amnesty—for making the trip down.

Mark Sanford Ends Infamous Engagement

Citing ongoing legal battles with his ex-wife, South Carolina GOP Rep Mark Sanford announced the end of his engagement to Argentine fiancee, Maria Belen Chapur. In a rambling, nearly 2,400-word post on his Facebook page, Sanford blamed a custody battle between him

Politico Calls Walker Email Controversy a 'Snoozer'

Politico Calls Walker Email Controversy a 'Snoozer'

Politico, the online purveyor of national political news, called the Scott Walker email scandal a “snoozer.” Following the antics of other online email free-for-alls, such as Democrat Congressman Anthony Weiner’s genital-selfie and Republican South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s Argentinean mistress ordeal,

Did Shoeless Joe Jackson Take the Money?

Did Shoeless Joe Jackson Take the Money?

The end of the calendar year is typically the time that Presidents and other authorities grant pardons to convicted criminals or reinstatements to those deemed “ineligible.” More than ninety years after the most famous lifetime ban in history, it seems

After Second Explosion, Will Weiner's Polls Still Rise?

After Second Explosion, Will Weiner's Polls Still Rise?

Before Tuesday’s revelation that Anthony Weiner had continued sending lewd messages and images to strangers online even after his resignation from Congress, he had emerged as the frontrunner in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City. A Quinnipiac

Anthony Weiner's Real 'Addiction' is Political

Anthony Weiner's Real 'Addiction' is Political

Anthony Weiner does not have a sex addiction. We know that, because sex addiction probably does not exist.  As the Huffington Post reported last week, a new UCLA study shows that people who report uncontrollable urges to view sexual images

Sanford Sworn Into Congress

Sanford Sworn Into Congress

Republican Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor whose extramarital affair sank his political career in 2009, is returning to Congress to reclaim his old House seat as he forges a comeback.

Ex-SC Gov. Sanford Reclaims House Seat in Comeback

Ex-SC Gov. Sanford Reclaims House Seat in Comeback

(AP) – Republican Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor whose extramarital affair derailed his political career, returned to Congress on Wednesday with his Argentine “soul mate” at his side. “I do,” Sanford said, taking his oath. “Congratulations, you are

Politico: Sanford Win Gives Weiner Green Light for Comeback

Politico: Sanford Win Gives Weiner Green Light for Comeback

After Republican Mark Sanford won his special election in South Carolina’s first Congressional District Tuesday, progressive newspaper Politico used his victory to raise the profile of disgraced former New York Representative Anthony Weiner’s potential mayoral run. According to Politico, the consensus

Stephen Colbert Whines Over Sister's South Carolina Defeat

Stephen Colbert Whines Over Sister's South Carolina Defeat

Stephen Colbert revealed himself to be a hypocrite of the highest order, whining after his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch’s loss to Mark Sanford in the special congressional election in South Carolina: This scares me to my core. I’m shaken. This

NRCC Biggest Loser in Sanford Victory

NRCC Biggest Loser in Sanford Victory

When Republican Mark Sanford won Tuesday’s special election in South Carolina’s first Congressional District, there may not have been a bigger loser than the National Republican Congressional Committee, a group that misjudged the race, retreated, and publicly announced their withdrawal

Sanford Win Shows Democrats Vulnerable in 2014

Sanford Win Shows Democrats Vulnerable in 2014

Mark Sanford’s comfortable win in Tuesday’s special election points to the strength of making Democrat policies a focus of any campaign. Sanford overcame enormous obstacles by making his race a referendum on Nancy Pelosi, Barack Obama and national Democrat priorities.

Colbert Mocks Benghazi Hearings as Unimportant

Colbert Mocks Benghazi Hearings as Unimportant

Fresh off his sister’s humiliating defeat at the hands of Mark Sanford in a South Carolina Congressional special election yesterday, Stephen Colbert came out swinging … against Republicans who dare to question the Obama administration’s story on Benghazi. This warrior

Tea Party Supported Victorious Sanford; GOP Bosses Abandoned Him

Tea Party Supported Victorious Sanford; GOP Bosses Abandoned Him

Fresh from his stunning victory in Tuesday’s special election to represent South Carolina’s First Congressional District, Mark Sanford (R-SC) is poised to emerge as a thorn in the side to the members of the Washington Republican establishment who abandoned him.

Mark Sanford Victory Speech

Mark Sanford Victory Speech

Mark Sanford (R) thanked his opponent in his acceptance speech after his win Tuesday night, defeating Elizabeth Colbert Busch (D) for his old seat in Congress.

Sanford Victory a Rejection of DC Establishment

Sanford Victory a Rejection of DC Establishment

Mark Sanford’s commanding win on Tuesday is a reminder that campaigns matter. A gifted retail politician, Sanford secured his victory by direct voter contact. Holding more than a dozen events a day, he easily eclipsed his opponent, Elizabeth Colbert Busch,

After Sanford, GOP's 2014 Strategy: Get Pelosi

After Sanford, GOP's 2014 Strategy: Get Pelosi

Former Gov. Mark Sanford overcame the media and the National Republican Congressional Committee to pull off a stunning upset in South Carolina’s first congressional district Tuesday. He went from being down 9 points with two weeks left to pulling off

WSJ: Sanford 'Roared Back to Political Life'

WSJ: Sanford 'Roared Back to Political Life'

The Wall Street Journal highlights former Gov. Mark Sanford’s remarkable comeback with his come-from-behind landslide victory over Elizabeth Colbert Busch in South Carolina’s first congressional district: Mr. Sanford, 52 years old, has pulled off several unlikely feats in the revival of

Mark Sanford Beats Elizabeth Colbert Busch

Mark Sanford Beats Elizabeth Colbert Busch

UPDATE: AP has called the race for Sanford. With 60% of the vote in, former Governor Mark Sanford is leading Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch by almost 10 points. Sources close to the campaign have told Breitbart News that the AP

Sanford's quest for redemption rests with voters

Sanford's quest for redemption rests with voters

(AP) Sanford’s quest for redemption rests with votersBy BRUCE SMITHAssociated PressCHARLESTON, S.C.It’s now up to voters to render a verdict on former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s quest for political redemption, as one of the more unusual political campaigns in

Sanford: Investors Will Back More 2014 Democrats if Colbert Busch Wins

Sanford: Investors Will Back More 2014 Democrats if Colbert Busch Wins

The evening before a new South Carolina poll had him surging past Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Bush, former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford said on “Breitbart News Sunday” that Democrats are trying to use a potential Colbert Busch victory to lure

Adultery Website Uses Mark Sanford on Billboard Ad

Adultery Website Uses Mark Sanford on Billboard Ad

Hook-up site AshleyMadison.com is again courting controversy after debuting a new billboard campaign south of Columbia, SC, that uses a photo of ex-Governor Mark Sanford to sell its tryst-arranging services. The ad appears on Interstate 26, 25 miles from South

Sanford Surges 10 Points in Final Poll

Sanford Surges 10 Points in Final Poll

On the even of the special election in South Carolina’s 1st District, PPP, a Democrat polling firm, has released its final poll of the race. The poll shows momentum swinging behind Mark Sanford’s comeback bid. Two weeks ago, he trailed

PPP: SC-1 'Moving in Sanford's Direction'

PPP: SC-1 'Moving in Sanford's Direction'

Public Policy Polling, a Democrat polling firm, reported Saturday that the dynamics of the special election in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District have changed in the final days of the campaign. With the vote just two days away, PPP says